kad

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See also: kʼad and kád

Ido[edit]

Particle[edit]

kad

  1. question particle (used before a vowel for euphony instead of ka)

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷod.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kàd

  1. that
    manau, kad ji graži.
    I think that she is beautiful.
  2. when
  3. 'cause
  4. so as to, in order to

Synonyms[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

kad

  1. rafsi of kandi.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English card

Noun[edit]

kad

  1. card (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kogъda, a compound of *ko (from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos) and *gъda, genitive singular of *godъ (compare Old Church Slavonic годъ (godŭ, right time)), thus originally meaning "at what time".

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kȁd (Cyrillic spelling ка̏д)

  1. (interrogative) when
    Kad ćeš doći? — When will you come?
  2. when
    Ne znam kad ću stići na sastanak. — I don't know when I will arrive at the meeting.
    Samo što je pala noć, kad poče kiša. — The nigh has just fallen, when the rain began.
  3. if
    Kad bih samo imao malo više slobodnog vremena.. — If only I had a little more free time...
  4. in miscellaneous constructs
    kad(a) god — whenever
    malo kad — rarely
    kad-tad — sooner or later
    (t)ko zna kad — who knows when

Adverb[edit]

kȁd (Cyrillic spelling ка̏д)

  1. ever (compare ȉkad)
    Da li si kad bio u Beču? — Have you ever been to Vienna?
  2. sometimes (compare nȅkad)
    Idem na posao kad tramvajem, kad autobusom. — I go to work sometimes by tram, and sometimes by bus.
    kako kad, kad kako — sometimes this way, sometimes that way
  3. in miscellaneous constructs
    imati kad (za..) — to have enough time (for..)
    Nisam imao kad da ti se javim. — I didn't have enough time to call you.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (Croatia) gda

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kadъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȃd m (Cyrillic spelling ка̑д)

  1. incense
Declension[edit]

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic, from Ancient Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kàd f (genitive kadí, nominative plural kadí)

  1. tub

Declension[edit]